Self-Driving Cars

Self-Driving Cars Face Psychological Speed Bumps

Industry and regulators seem ready to embrace autonomous cars, but consumers still need to be brought on board… More

  • Eye contact is enormously important in human communication, particularly in driving. Psychological research shows what can happen when autonomous vehicle technology replaces that interaction... More

    Self-Driving Cars Need Social Skills

    Eye contact is enormously important in human communication, particularly in driving. Psychological research shows what can happen when autonomous vehicle technology replaces that interaction... More

  • A study explores whether giving artificial intelligence a more human face, in the form of a virtual driving agent, would help increase people’s trust in smart driving systems... More

    Similarity to Human Drivers Inspires Trust in Self-Driving Cars

    A study explores whether giving artificial intelligence a more human face, in the form of a virtual driving agent, would help increase people’s trust in smart driving systems... More

  • An interdisciplinary team of researchers are conducting experiments to learn more about how people might react to the moral quandaries posed by self-driving cars. ... More

    The Moral Science Behind Self-Driving Cars

    An interdisciplinary team of researchers are conducting experiments to learn more about how people might react to the moral quandaries posed by self-driving cars. ... More

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